Riboletta, roughly translated in Italian, means re-boiled minestrone soup with bread slices in it. You could add your own diced cooked meat to it if you like.
I was very excited to find a recipe for ribollita after having some in Florence. This recipe made a yummy soup! However, the estimated prep time of 30 min for me was a little short - it took me closer to an hour. Maybe I will be more efficient and faster next time. Also, the soup is very thick and I might add some more chicken broth next time. - 27 Jan 2003 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I did not like this. The taste was semi-ok, but with uncooked potatoes, over cooked cabbage, and soggy bread, the texture of the soup ultimately stopped me picking at it and throwing the rest out. Sorry, won't be making again. - 25 Mar 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This was tasty and fairly simple, a great family meal. Nutritous, yummy, and inexpensive to make. Made six very hearty servings with leftovers. I changed the recipe slightly: omitted the celery and fresh parsley (didn't have it), used half small head of cabbage, two chopped carrots, and one can great northern beans and one can dark red kidney beans, and added three links hot Italian sausage which I browned with the onions. This is a keeper! - 28 Dec 2007 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)